For ye lads and lasses

This delicious meal of corned beef brisket and cabbage will satisfy the Irish appetite of any lad or lass. Simple to make though it does take a couple of hours to cook.

Wearing a Black Cape

Acting like these Buddhist’s bells, my patients help me to be mindful and pay attention to the now. Interacting with them helps me focus.

Find the Light

One day… I was working a day shift at hospice and was getting report from the off-going nurse.  I was told the family of the patient was “difficult” to deal with.  The nurse giving me report went on to explain that they had stated that they didn’t want the nurse aids in with the patient…

Burger Cravings

I have been craving a big, juicy burger for weeks.  I want to run it through the garden and chomp my teeth right into it.  For this week I’m also planning to have baked chicken with mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables.  We’ll finish up the week with chef salads, barbecued ribs with green beans, and tilapia with…

Matters of the Heart

Over the past ten years or so the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute got together and have made an effort to bring women’s heart health to the forefront of our awareness. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States. It stands to reason that we should be addressing it.